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About the course
This specialization teaches you how to incorporate design thinking and creativity into your everyday business practices.
You will learn how to drive innovation at any stage of business development - from developing an idea to leading a company.
The curriculum also provides structured models and techniques that will enable you to become an innovator and change-maker in any industry.
The program will enable you to acquire the skills and knowledge to:
Build your own prototype for a product, service, or business design
Develop a personal toolbox and managerial framework to effectively foster creativity in your organization
Lead strategic decision-making for innovation in order to compete more effectively
Learn how to design and manage a team, a project and an organization
4 foundational courses
Course 1 - Boosting Creativity for Innovation
Develop your creative abilities and acquire a set of strategies that will enable you to tackle business issues from a new angle.
Course 2 - Strategic Management of Innovation
Understand why firms innovate, why and how they compete on innovation, and the role of innovation in shaping the strategic decisions of companies.
Course 3 - Organizational Design and Management
Evaluate the value-creating potential of your business idea and design the business model that is best suited to capturing this value.
Course 4 - Design Thinking
Discover a systematic approach to unlock creative insights and innovative solutions in situations where analytical approaches are ineffective.
Svenja Sommer received her Ph.D. in Management from INSEAD (France). Her research interests cover the areas of project management and new product development (NPD) focusing on management of highly uncertain projects, idea generation in NPD, and technology choice in product rollover decisions. He...